F-104G DF+106 Jagdbombergeschwader 36 (JaboG 36) at Hopsten AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-7048, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start by Messerschmitt-Manching August 28, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 2; acceptance date July 29, 1962 by BABwMTT coded KE+348 without test flight
preserved in long term storage for 2 years under project "21"; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964
modified and test flown on May 21, 1965; again accepted by BABwMTT on July 29, 1965
DF+106 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on August 10, 1965
21+79 IRAN at SABCA December 23, 1968 with 572 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on March 3, 1969
Decimomannu detachment in 1974; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on March 8, 1976
crashed September 20, 1976 near Gingen during an ACM mission after loosing control due to overstressing the aircraft, pilot ejected safely
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 9, 1977.

Project "21": 21 aircraft from the ARGE-Süd production were provided with long-term conservation for the purpose of later rearmament 
and parked at Manching. Later, when enough retrofit kits were available the aircraft were upgraded

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